• Rev. David Sainz- Senior Pastor

    Rev. David Sainz has served as pastor of Pelham Bay AG along side his wife Karen for Nine years. Pastor David and Sister Karen have been married for twenty four years, and are the parents of two young adults David and Matthew, both of whom are active in church ministry. Pastor Sainz has been in ministry for over 24 years. He first served as young adult pastor at the Shirley AG and then took on the senior pastorate at Wading River AG where he and Karen served for 13 years. 

         The gifting of Pastor Sainz's ministry is that of a teacher. His passion is in teaching the word using Hebrew culture and tradition to illuminate the gospel to the eyes of 21st Century  believers, and in clearly explaining and focusing on the Full Gospel (Genesis-Revelation) and its relevance to our every day lives. No matter how long you have served the LORD, Pastor Sainz's teaching will make the Bible alive and brand new to you.


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  • Rev. Matthew Sainz- Assistant Pastor

    Pastor Matt now serves as the church’s young adult,  youth and worship pastor. Having grown up as a servant in ministry, Pastor Matt sought to strengthen his practical experience with the educational requirements offered through the secondary educational program of the Atlanta School of Ministry. During his three years of training and education Pastor Matt has crossed the United States using his gifts of music, electronics, and practical ministry to touch scores of congregations in both the United States and around the world. He has brought that experience and education back to his home church, to assist with the ministry here at Pelham Bay Assembly of God.

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  • Karen Sainz- Children's Director

    Karen also known as Sister K, has been working in the ministry for over 22 years. In that time she has served as youth leader, young adult leader and Sunday school teacher. she currently serves within the music ministry as one of the lead vocals, and heads up the church’s children’s ministry program. Wherever there is activity going on within the church, you will find Sister K.

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  • Nancy Spataro- Women's Director

    Nancy Spataro is the head of the Women’s Ministry at Pelham Bay Assembly of God.  She also helps with Children’s Church and Missions.  She has been attending Pelham Bay Assembly of God since 2006.  Nancy has two daughters, Nicole and Elizabeth, and both of them also participate in ministries in the church.  Her passion is to be the Lord’s hand extended to hurting women.  She can be reached at (917) 569-7167

  • Bill Lyons- Board Member

    Brother Bill Lyons has been attending and serving in leadership at Pelham Bay AG for over 38 years. Bill and his wife Laura are proud parents of three young adult children ( Amanda, Kristina and Gregory). Bill Lyons is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees for the Pelham  Bay AG church. It Is a rare thing to find a more dedicated and faithful man and couple in the kingdom than Bill and Laura Lyons.

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  • Rich Correa- Board Member

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  • Jose Torres- Board Member

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  • Norman Leys- Board Member

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